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Tarzan

'The Legend Of Tarzan' rules international on $45m

BOX OFFICE: Warner Bros/Village Roadshow adventure jumps to $146m

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'BFG' beats out 'Star Trek' at UK box office

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Roald Dahl adaptation scores Steven Spielberg’s third-biggest three-day opening weekend.

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Golem co-founder Josetxo Moreno dies aged 62

25-Jul-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

San Sebastian to dedicate this year’s edition to late exhibitor and distributor, a champion of independent filmmakers including Lars von Trier, Michael Haneke and Takeshi Kitano.

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André Rieu concert breaks UK box office record…again

25-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Maastricht Concert took more than £1.4m at UK box office over weekend.

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Venice Critics’ Week to open with Alice Lowe revenge-comedy

25-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

The strand will be bookended by Alice Lowe’s Prevenge and Xander Robin’s Are We Not Cats [pictured].

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Jackie Chan's 'Skiptrace' soars at China box office

25-Jul-2016 | By Silvia Wong

Skiptrace beats Tarzan and records Chan’s biggest opening weekend as Cold War 2 nears $100m.

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'Embrace Of The Serpent' sweeps Platino Awards

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Ciro Guerra’s drama about indigenous tribes in the Colombian Amazon took home seven awards from eight nominations.

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Directors Chanya Button, Adrian Sitaru, Xavier Seron scoop prizes; festival reveals works in progress winners.

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Venice 2016 Classics line-up unveiled

25-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Titles this year range from Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai to John Landis’s An American Werewolf In London.

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Alibaba Pictures acquires 'Life Risking Romance'

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Korean romantic thriller will be released theatrically and online in China.

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'Star Trek Beyond' leads North America on $60m

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Paramount/Skydance’s sci-fi prospered on an estimated $59.6m number one debut, while Fox/Blue Sky Studios’ Ice Age: Collision Course looks unlikely to live long following a franchise-low $21m launch.

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Comic-Con: LeEco embraces young generation

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Beijing-based LeEco unveiled on Friday what it claimed to be the first streaming service targeted at Generation Z.

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UK genre outfit AMP opens Canadian production-finance arm

22-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Team behind Trent Haaga and Simon Rumley movies launches North American arm to be fronted by Raven Banner sales executive.

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FrightFest, Screen unveil first Horror Rising Star Award shortlist

22-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Winner to be announced during genre festival.

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Comic-Con: Snowden 'did not have a plan' to get out of Hong Kong

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The NSA whistleblower admitted to a small group at a Q&A on Thursday night that he did not expect to get out of Hong Kong after he transferred top secret information to reporters in 2013.

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Ukraine's Cinema Law to provide cash injection, rebate scheme

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EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine film industry set to receive fivefold cash injection and first rebate scheme.

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UK digital and culture minister faces Brexit, broadband challenges

22-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Newly appointed DCMS minister Matt Hancock will also be tackling cyber security in his role.

Gimme Danger

Dogwoof takes Iggy Pop doc for UK

22-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

UK distributor has struck a deal with Amazon for Jim Jarmusch’s Cannes title.

Moscow Premiere Festival

Russian government mulls tax increase for cinemas and TV channels

22-Jul-2016 | By Eugene Vorotnikov

President Putin advisor Andrei Belousov revealed the tax plan, which is aimed at supporting Russian film production via the Russian State Cinema Fund.

Brain Freeze

Fantasia: Frontières showcases film and TV genre gems

22-Jul-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Two hot TV projects, an environmental zombie and an unhinged park ranger were among highlights at the eighth edition of the horror market.

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FrightFest unveils 2016 line-up

22-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Genre festival reveals masterclasses and film programme.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

William Sargent

Framestore CEO William Sargent looks to the future of film

13-Jul-2016 | By William Sargent

Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.

Top Of The Lake

Why are so many film producers getting into TV?

29-Jun-2016 | By Askandar Samad, Reed Smith LLP

COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.

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Jeremy Isaacs

Jeremy Isaacs talks Channel 4 privatisation, 'The World At War' and director Jack Gold

Founding chief executive of Channel 4 discusses potential privatisation and career highlights.

Realive

Fantasia: Mateo Gil talks sci-fi 'Realive' and regular collaborator Alejandro Amenábar

Spanish writer-director’s futuristic spin on the Frankenstein story received its world premiere in Montreal on Saturday [July 23].

Bed of the Dead

Fantasia: 'Bite' team on genre challenges and a "game changer"

Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.

Comic-Con

Comic-Con: searching for gems among the tentpoles

In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.

Padilha

José Padilha talks Netflix series, 'Entebbe' and Hollywood battles

“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.

Daniel Abma

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Daniel Abma’s Transit Havana is a remarkably honest account of the Cuban transgender community as it follows three protagonists preparing to undergo life-changing surgery.

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